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Amtrak CUS 2 10-16-87 by eyepilot13 Amtrak CUS 2 10-16-87 by eyepilot13
10/16/87: F40PHs and express boxcars...Polk Street. Note the BN E unit dinky moving up in the background...Those WERE the daze!
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:iconl3rotherwolf:
l3rotherwolf Featured By Owner May 5, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
I would have loved too see the on BN unit pulling metra, wrong decade for my visit to Chicago...
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eyepilot13 Featured By Owner May 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Those sure were fun times for railfanning.
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l3rotherwolf Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
87 you mean?
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CharukuNova Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
love this picture double F40PH and a BN E9 love it.
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decophoto32 Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Yes sir. I love those F40's, and the sound they made.
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eyepilot13 Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Me too!
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Hula121 Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Before the ditch lights were put in.
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eyepilot13 Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Yep!
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Comboio-Bolt Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2012
Wonderful photo! Thanks for sharing. I love the F40PHs, and this AMTRAK livery is just superb and fits the locos very well. :)
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eyepilot13 Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome! Glad you like!
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Kerl-of-Fox-County Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
They certainly were!
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:iconeyepilot13:
eyepilot13 Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Sob! :crying:
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HerrDrayer Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
It's amazing how much longer the scoots are now than they were then.
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eyepilot13 Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
So true!
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Sampug394 Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Classic motive power right there... Good stuff!
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eyepilot13 Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks! I love it!
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justcallmesly Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2012
I miss the days before my birth....
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eyepilot13 Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
My opinion about 50-60s railroadin'!
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justcallmesly Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2012
YUP XD
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gearwrench Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2012  Student General Artist
amtrack cooool!
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:iconeyepilot13:
eyepilot13 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks!
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gearwrench Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2012  Student General Artist
nice train! you are welcome!
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eyepilot13 Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks!
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gearwrench Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2012  Student General Artist
you are welcome!
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MichaelB450 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
You gotta Love F40's. I know I do.
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eyepilot13 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
True classics!
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MichaelB450 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Yep.
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:iconeyepilot13:
eyepilot13 Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Yo
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MichaelB450 Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
What?
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eyepilot13 Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Yorp! :D
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MichaelB450 Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
?????
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eyepilot13 Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I guess you don't talk space English...that's understandable...:)
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BNSF Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Double score, plus one bonus point. I love the BN E9's on old school Metra/RTA.
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eyepilot13 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I grew up with those beasts!
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BNSF Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Sweet. Are there any left? (In a museum) Or are all Scrapped.
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eyepilot13 Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
[link] There are still some out there...IC's (CN) business train has some and so does the Illinois Railway Museum. I grew up around them...when they were gone, part of my soul blackened, no shit!
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